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MUHAMMAD AN ATROCITIES AFTER THE BATTLE

OF R&KSASI-TAKOAI)!.
Then, in S. S. I486 Raktaksi Vai^akha, the Muhamraadans
came with their troops and put to death Bainaraja the Great
and his army near the coniir.eMe 01' tlie rivers Krsna a^d
ilalapahari. Nest, they entered this district, and razed to the
ground all temples in this village. They wrapped the lingas
in hay and set Src to them ; they cruslitd ;tsome images and
maimed others.

Kaif&M of Nftyikail* : JL & 4Q> p. 317 .

XC'O.

At this juncture, when the Muhaiximadans killed Aliya
Edinaraja. king 01 Vijayai*aga:a, in battle, they plundered the
villages and towjss in the neighbourhood. They also plundered
this town, and as the merchants fled to foreiga lands, this town
also fell into ruin.

t p. 9&

Then the Padn^aha, having invaded the South with an
army of 1,00.000 soldiers, demolished the temples situated even
in all secure places, burnt the ulols and defaced them The
people who heard of these happenings concealed the image of
Janardana, installed by king Janamejaya, in a well in the
vicinity of the temple, During this invasion, all the images
excepting this were broken ; all the temples were burnt, and
consequently most of them fell into rnin. Some disappeared
so completely that not even their vestiges were left behind. la
this manner (the Muhammadans) burnt houses and reduced
entire villages to ashes. Many people perished in the flames,
and several were carried away as captives. The survivors
sought safety in voluntary exile. The village was totally
destroyed, and jungle grew up on its site.

JCaijljat efGvlyam : L. K. $4, pp. 47-&

190(a),   CONDITION OF TEE COUNTRY AFTER THE
BATTLE OF

"When anarchy prevailed in the kingdom in the reign oi
this SadJKivaraya, consequent  on  the rebellion of the five